Black Hills State University volunteers are making a difference and working to eliminate hunger in the community.
The BHSU Retired Senior Volunteer Program is teaming up with the community to collect donations for the Spearfish Food Pantry as part of Make a Difference Week at the University.
The apocalyptic world has been an attention grabbing topic since biblical times. Black Hills State University professor Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg will take a closer look at the fictional disaster and how it reflects society.
Colmenero-Chilberg, sociology professor at BHSU, will present the Geek Speak lecture “Studying Society through the Apocalyptic Novel: The Road, The Year of the Flood, The Stand, and On the Beach,” on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University just opened a new and original exhibition “Herding Cats,” featuring an array of colorful cows by BHSU alum Jessie Palczewski-Longbrake, who now teaches pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade art at Dupree School in Dupree, S.D.
The works will be displayed in the Ruddell Gallery in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union until Nov. 13. The Ruddell Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Where does language originate from? How do toddlers learn to speak just by hearing their parents? Black Hills State University professor Dr. Andrej Reznikov will talk about origins of language and how individuals learn their native tongue at the next Geek Speak lecture.
Reznikov, English professor at BHSU, will discuss where language came from and how it evolved in the upcoming Geek Speak lecture “The Origins of Language” on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University student Stephen Farghali, mass communication and psychology major from Belle Fourche, presented his psychology research about free will at Stanford University in California and now is preparing a publication for one of the largest psychology magazines Journal of Psychological Science.
Farghali’s extensive research and successful presentation are something that BHSU students achieve throughout their undergraduate career at the University, with the dedicated help of faculty.
Steckline, professor of speech at Black Hills State University presents “Outgrowing Optimism” at the upcoming Geek Speak lecture series. The lecture is Thursday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The Black Hills Knowledge Network and Black Hills State University unveiled plans recently to recruit and hire a professional economist to serve as the project director of the Black Hills Knowledge Network and as a member of the faculty at Black Hills State University.
It was spurs and chaps and cowboy hats during the 2015 Black Hills State University Swarm Week celebration.
Throughout the week, campus and community activities showcased the Yellow Jacket spirit under the theme Boot Scootin’ Victory.
Dr. Byron Hollowell, assistant professor of finance at BHSU, will discuss the American economy, executive compensation and government bailouts, during his lecture, “Robin Hood Redux: How through Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), CEOs Rob from the Poor and Pay the Rich”.
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